The Legacy of FDR's “Four Freedoms” Speech
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Students examine Franklin D. Roosevelt's "Four Freedoms" speech. In this American history lesson, students analyze FDR's 1941 State of the Union Address in order to examine the scope and meaning of freedom.
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Four Freedoms: Franklin D. Roosevelt
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The Legacy of FDR's Four Freedoms of Speech
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The New Deal, Fireside Chats, the Arsenal for Democracy, the Four Freedoms. This short video of Franklin D. Roosevelt, the 32nd President of the United States, provides viewers with a brief overview of FDR's life and accomplishments.
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